Live Better Live Longer

What’s in a name? If the mission revolves around promoting activities and strategies that help residents of the community live better and longer, then a name can be instrumental in focusing people on that mission. That name can be especially helpful when it already possesses some familiarity in the community. Recently the Board of Directors [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer There is a new force taking over Morrison County. It’s called “Kindness.” The Live Better, Live Longer (LBLL) coalition advocates a support network within the community and it all begins with kindness. The Belong Team of the LBLL coalition started the Kindness campaign a year ago during  the Little Falls Day [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Members of the Live Better! Live Longer! (LBLL) initiative have been holding community gatherings around the county during the past year. Wednesday featured two such gatherings in Little Falls — one at breakfast and one at supper. The agenda included a meal followed by a short presentation about LBLL’s purpose [...]

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Talks include how to add years to one’s life and life to one’s years  By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Live Better Live Longer (LBLL) – Move Team has enticed motivational speaker Robert Sweetgall to speak in locally. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, at two venues in Morrison County. Sweetgall promotes walking, wellness [...]

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Focus to increase support for breastfeeding among employers, community  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff WriterAs part of the Live Better! Live Longer! project led by Healthy Communities Collaborative (HCC), a new initiative is being established in Morrison County to encourage and support breastfeeding. Start Strong is the initiative sponsored by HCC in partnership with Morrison County [...]

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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@mcrecord.com   The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is encouraging all residents who may be eligible to apply for help with their food costs. SNAP used to be called the Food Stamp Program.  Benefits are now accessed through a card called electronic benefit transfer (EBT), which is just like a debit [...]

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